Cool Ranch Pork Chops Dinner Recipe

Cool Ranch Pork Chops

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Cool Ranch Pork Chops are super easy and fun to make! And, since there are no knives needed to make this meal, even the youngest of kids can help to prepare this family favorite dinner!

Cool Ranch Pork Chop on a white plate with a salad, fork and knife.

Sometimes dinner calls for a simple, no-fuss option that the whole family will enjoy.

This recipe for Cool Ranch Pork Chops will fit into any families weekly dinner plans when time is short because so is the ingredient list.

 


**Please Note – The printable recipe card with detailed instructions, complete ingredient measurements, and nutritional information for making Cool Ranch Pork Chops is available near the end of this post. 

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The ingredient list for making Doritos Pork Chops;

  • Boneless Pork Chops (approximately 1″ thickness)
  • Cool Ranch Tortilla Chips
  • Prepared Ranch Dressing
  • Smoked Paprika
  • Salt and Pepper

How long will it take to make Cool Ranch Pork Chops from start to dinner?

Thirty minutes. How’s that for an easy weeknight dinner that the kids will love?!!

Can I use bone-in pork chops for this recipe?

Yes, but the cooking time will be a bit longer with bone-in pork chops. Please plan accordingly.

The proper internal temperature for safely cooking pork is 145-degrees Farenheight. Gone are the days that pork needs to be overcooked, bone dry and tasteless.

Closeup photo of a Crunchy Cool Ranch Pork Chop with a salad in the background.

Important Tip for making Crunchy Cool Ranch Pork Chops;

This is one of the simplest to make family dinners, EVER!  As long as you HIDE THE CHIPS so they’re not eaten before you get a chance to make this recipe (not that I’d know anything about that! HaHa), you’ll be golden!!

Cool Ranch Boneless Pork Chops on a white plate with a fork and knife.

Thank you to Kansas Living Magazine for featuring this dish as one of the 20 recipes you need to try!

For additional fast and easy family-favorite recipes, including my most popular boneless pork chop recipe, please click on the following titles for;

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Fast and Easy Sausage and Egg Quesadillas
Simple and Speedy Chicken Pot Potatoes
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Below is the printable recipe card for today’s Crunchy Doritos Boneless Pork Chops

If you’ve enjoyed this recipe and look forward to making it (or have already made it), I’d appreciate if you’d take a moment to give it some feedback by way of stars near the comment section at the end of this post. Thank you so much!

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Cool Ranch Pork Chops Dinner Recipe
Crunchy Cool Ranch Boneless Pork Chops
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
 

Cool Ranch Pork Chops are super crunchy and fun to make! And, since there are no knives needed in the making of this recipe, even the youngest of kids can help to prepare this favorite family dinner!

Course: Easy Main Course, family favorite, Pork chops
Cuisine: American
Keyword: boneless pork chop recipe, Cool Ranch Boneless Pork Chops, Doritos Pork Chops
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 658 kcal
Renee – Kudos Kitchen: Renée
Ingredients
  • 6 boneless pork chops approximately 1″ thick
  • ¼ cup ranch dressing
  • 3 cups cool ranch tortilla chips crushed
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Brush each chop with ranch dressing on both sides.
  3. Season both sides of each chop with salt and pepper.
  4. Place the crushed tortilla chips in a shallow dish.
  5. Press each chop into the crushed chips on both sides.
  6. Place the prepared chops in a baking dish and sprinkle with the smoked paprika.
  7. Bake in a preheated oven for 20-25 minutes.
  8. Serve immediately.
Recipe Notes

Tools and equipment:

Large zip top bag (for crushing the tortilla chips), 9×13 baking dish, shallow dish, brush or spoon (for spreading the ranch dressing), tongs, cooking spray

Nutrition Facts
Crunchy Cool Ranch Boneless Pork Chops
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 658 Calories from Fat 324
% Daily Value*
Fat 36g55%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 837mg36%
Potassium 295mg8%
Carbohydrates 73g24%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 10g20%
Vitamin A 165IU3%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 178mg18%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Bite of Cool Ranch Boneless Pork Chop on a fork.

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18 Comments

  1. These look so good and I know my kids would enjoy making them with me!

  2. This is so much fun! My kids would love this!

  3. Loving the crunch that the cool ranch doritos give to the pork!! YUMMM

  4. I’m with you–salt & pepper are basic cooking tools. I like how easy and fun this recipe is to prepare. Kids would love it!

  5. That sounds yummy and I love that crunchy breading!

  6. Cool Ranch Pork Chops sounds like something that my mom would LOVE! I can’t wait to send this to her!

  7. This looks irresistible!

  8. Quick and easy meals are my jam! And I love the video on how to make this!

  9. These look so delicious! LOVE the crunch!

  10. This is creative!

  11. Now this is my kind of recipe 🙂 🙂

  12. This was awesome — my kids love it!


  13. Cool Ranch are one of my favorite chips and my childs also! This is something I’m going to add to my dinner menu for the week!

  14. Nellie Tracy


    Such a fantastic recipe! My kids love it!

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